Appointments made for Environmental Justice Advisory Council and Vermont Fee on Girls

Appointments made for Environmental Justice Advisory Council and Vermont Fee on Girls

Vermont Enterprise Journal The Vermont Senate Committee on Committees has made the next appointments to the newly fashioned Environmental Justice Advisory Committee: 

Environmental Justice Advisory Council: Cell Residence Park Consultant: Gayle Pezzo of Colchester. Gayle is a present board member and president of her resident owned cellular residence park group of about 600 residents. Earlier than shifting to Vermont in 2016, a lot of Gayle’s work was in Lengthy Island, NY as a medical director in an intensive care outpatient substance abuse therapy facility.  

Gayle Pezzo 

Environmental Justice Advisory Council: Social Justice Group Consultant: Britaney Watson of North Springfield. Britaney at present serves because the Environmental Justice Chairperson for the Rutland NAACP department, serves on the Renews BIPOC Council, the BIPOC Advisory Council for Let’s Develop Youngsters and as member of Releaf. Britaney has spent the final yr as an Environmental Justice Group Engagement and Community Coordinator for the Middle for Entire Communities and Rights and Democracy the place she engaged communities throughout Vermont and lead the institution of the primary Vermont State Environmental Justice Community.

 Britaney Watson 

Environmental Justice Advisory Council: Municipal Authorities Consultant: Zoraya has labored on environmental and social justice points for over ten years – from renewable power finance in Kosovo and fishery sustainability within the Philippines to eradicating no-cause evictions in Vermont. Zoraya additionally works as a Director of Fairness and Inclusion for Nature 4 Justice, as an fairness advisor with the Inventive Discourse Group, and serves on the Burlington Vermont Metropolis Council after successful a seat as the primary lady of coloration in 2020. 

 Zoraya Hightower 

The Senate Committee on Committees appointed Esther Charlestin of Bridgeport to the Vermont Fee on Girls. Esther is the present Dean of College students at Middlebury Union Center College and has beforehand served as a member of Middlebury’s Selectboard and as a member of Middlebury’s Variety, Fairness and Inclusion Workgroup.   

 Esther Charlestin 

The Senate Committee on Committees additionally appointed Kellie Campbell of Georgia, VT to the Vermont Fee on Girls. Kellie Campbell, Ed.D., is the Chief Info Officer for the Vermont State Faculties System (VSCS) with a background in enterprise, know-how, schooling, management and administration.  Along with main the Info Expertise Shared Companies group throughout the VSCS, in her management function, Dr. Campbell additionally helps the broader system transformation efforts underway, working to construct a sustainable public increased schooling mannequin in our state.  Dr. Campbell’s volunteer time displays her dedication to advancing girls.  She was just lately an lively committee member of The Boston Membership, one of many largest communities of girls centered across the development of girls to high management roles throughout the non-public, public and nonprofit sectors. She additionally just lately served on the Govt Board for Vermont Girls in Larger Schooling. Dr. Campbell served as a Commissioner with the Vermont Fee on Girls (VCW) in a earlier appointment, serving as chair of a number of working committees and was co-chair of VCW throughout the 2021-2022 yr. 

Kellie Campbell 

“On behalf of the Committee on Committees I wish to thank all of the Vermonters who utilized to serve on the Vermont Fee on Girls and the newly fashioned Environmental Justice Advisory Council. The quite a few robust candidates from throughout Vermont served as a testomony to the will of Vermonters to be a part of our State’s future and to make sure our insurance policies are extra equitable, simply and inclusive. We congratulate the appointees and stay up for all you’ll obtain on Fee and Council,” mentioned Lt. Governor Molly Grey.  

Montpelier, Vt. 12.16.2022 Workplace of Lt. Governor Molly Grey

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